Category Archive: restaurants

The Texas Gingerbread Trail

Texas defined German roots in Texas means we celebrate the cookies, cakes and gingerbread families with love during the Christmas season and all year long!  From bakeries to Gingerbread Houses, you’re sure to… Continue reading

10 Amazing Holiday Events in North Texas

We started playing Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer and Jingle Bells, so you know the holidays can’t be more than 3-4 months away!  There are so many things to do and see in… Continue reading

The Best Kid-friendly Patio Restaurants in Austin

Patio restaurants are the best restaurants.  It doesn’t have to be huge, some of my favorites only fit a few tables, but everyone is more at ease when you’re sitting outside, especially the… Continue reading

Crazy Horse Memorial, Black Hills, South Dakota

Carved into a granite mountain, the sculpture of Crazy Horse, a Lakota Warrior.  The sculpture, which aspires to be the largest in the world, began in 1947. and still continues to this day.… Continue reading

Custer State Park Resort, Custer, SD

Custer State Park Resort is about 30 minutes from Mount Rushmore in the Black Hills, and offers some of the most amazing drives, animals and scenery making it a Bucket List place to… Continue reading

12 Reasons to visit Buena Vista, CO

If you’re looking for an incredible Colorado getaway, you have to visit Buena Vista!  We were only there for a few days, but already planning a trip back to explore all there is… Continue reading

Lake Texoma Family Fun Things To Do

Lake Texoma on the Texas-Oklahoma Borders is a beautiful lake with so many terrific things to do!  It’s clear, cool waters are the complete oppose of the red clay waters of the Red… Continue reading

The Gristmill River Restaurant and Bar in Historic Gruene, New Braunfels

One of the most popular Texas restaurants, The Gristmill overlooking the Guadalupe River in Historic Gruene is a one of a kind restaurant in a one of a kind location.  It’s casual enough… Continue reading

The Mountain at First Monday Trade Days, Canton

First Monday Trade Days in Canton is a huge flea market, with tons of items from new to gently used to so-old-it’s-new-again items!  Open once a month, the weekend preceding the First Monday,… Continue reading

Why Glen Rose is considered the Dinosaur Capital of Texas

We spent a fun 3 days in Glen Rose, uncovering the reason why it’s called the Dinosaur Capital of Texas!  From hiking trails, swimming holes and the Courthouse Square, you’ll find yourself surrounded… Continue reading

Funky Munky Shaved Ice, Weatherford

If you’re looking for a cute little stop in Weatherford, be sure to check out the Funky Munky Shaved Ice! I love their fun shop! They also have sandwiches and wraps. I ordered… Continue reading

10 Fun Things to do with Kids in the Fort Worth Stockyards

You don’t need a cowboy hat to enjoy the variety of activities in the Stockyards, and just as it’s a great destination for night-life, during the day there plenty to do for the… Continue reading

A Deep Ellum Guide for Families, Dallas

East of Downtown Dallas is the historic neighborhood of Deep Ellum, which is renown for its bars and live music venues which draw crowds at night on weekends, but it also has a… Continue reading

The Ultimate Road Trip Guide to Destin, Florida

Planning a road trip to Destin?  Here’s my ultimate road trip offering 3 different routes from Texas, with plenty of stops along the way!     My friend Leslie asked for a few… Continue reading

10 Amazing Summer Day Trips from Fort Worth, 2020

If you’re in search of the perfect summer list of Day Trips from Fort Worth and North Texas, this is for you.  If you’re having too much fun, I’ve even included places to… Continue reading